What does DAPE really mean?
Developmental Adapted Physical Education or (DAPE); means specially designed physical education instruction and services for pupils with disabilities who have a substantial delay or disorder in physical development. Developmental Adapted Physical Education, involves specialized educational instruction for pupils age 3-21, which may include development of physical fitness, motor fitness, fundamental motor skills and patterns, skills in aquatics, dance, individual and group games, and sports.
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DAPE teachers are licensed K-12 Phyiscal Education Teachers; with an additional licensure in Pre-K-12 grade developmental adapted physical education.
SHAPE America’s National Standards for Physical Education
The physically literate individual:
Welcome back students and parents to the 2016-17 school year!
Developmental Adapted Physical Education